MYTH OR REALITY?
- Males and females process alcohol the same.
FALSE: Men process alcohol at a quicker rate, so they don’t get drunk as quickly. Men and women differ in terms of hormones and enzymes.
- All Monmouth students drink at least two times a week.
FALSE: According to our student survey in 2006, 70% of students drink 1 time a week or less, if at all.
- You can’t avoid a hangover.
FALSE: There are plenty of ways to avoid the dreaded hangover. Eat prior to/during drinking alcohol, avoid drinking games (it’s hard to keep track of your drinks), alternate between alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, and set a drinking goal and stick to it.
THE OFFICE OF SUBSTANCE AWARENESS WANTS YOU TO KNOW